The existing pieces, a Scottish Terrier, racecar, top hat, cat and battleship, will remain.
Monopoly is getting a makeover, with three classic pieces – the boot, the wheelbarrow and the thimble – soon to make their final rounds around the board.
Fans around the world have elected the next generation of Monopoly tokens and new additions to the household game, include a duck, dinosaur and penguin.
Let’s take a look at the many people that were mad online about a board game changing pieces.
Fans have spoken and three of the Monopoly tokens are being retired from the next generation of the game. Through the course of the voting process, the wheelbarrow saw competition pull away, the thimble’s 81,000 votes offered little protection and the boot was, well, booted.
With World Monopoly Day set to be celebrated tomorrow the game’s maker Hasbro have revealed which tokens will be included.
Monopoly fans were asked to select their favorite eight tokens from 64 possible options. His likeness was selected to be one of the chosen few new tokens that families everywhere will likely want to represent them when starting a new game.
The toy company says over 4.3 million people from 146 countries voted. Back in 2013, Monopoly added the cat to replace the classic iron token.
See, while some feel like good choices have been made with the new tokens (especially, it seems, when it comes to the T-Rex)…
Plenty of time to get used to the idea of the new tokens then.
It’s a whole – well, partial – new game for Monopoly, and Twitter is having a ball over it.
In 1998, fans voted in a “bag of money” token over a bi-plane or piggy bank.